The popular Radio 2 writing competition for children launched today, with Chris Evans heading up the team of judges again. 500 WORDS invites children aged 13 and under to submit their short stories of fiction to be judged by a panel of authors and celebrities including Dame Jacqueline Wilson, Richard […]

500 WORDS: Radio 2 Writing Competition returns in 2013

Primary school aged children could see their three-minute script transformed into a Doctor Who adventure complete with Matt Smith in the starring role. 9-11 year olds can take part in the Script to Screen competition launched today by BBC Learning. Encouraged to work together in teams, the lucky winners will […]

Kids get opportunity to create Doctor Who mini-adventure

As part of his breakfast show on Radio 2, Chris Evans has announced a competition for budding young writers. 500 Words has been launched in association with Hay Fever, the children’s programme of the Hay Festival of Literature and Arts, and aims to inspire children to get creative and write […]

Chris Evans launches children’s writing competition on Radio 2